Peter M. Muriana
muriana at aclcb.purdue.edu
Wed May 12 09:18:08 EST 1993
In article <93131.204446PXF3 at psuvm.psu.edu>, <PXF3 at psuvm.psu.edu> writes:
>Hello, Please forgive my posting a very basic question in what is probably
>an inappropriate newsgroup. My daughter is working on a special project for
>her ninth grade honors biology course and has a trick question that has
>Here's the question: What about jumping genes? Here's the context: She
>wrote a term paper about "Women in Biology." She has been able to find out,
>using standard reference books, the definition of a jumping gene.
hmmm!! Already had done some work on her own and....
> But she's
>stumped on what the connection is to her topic. If someone could give her a
>name that's relevant, she'll track down the rest (she hopes!). And her mom
....is willing to track down the rest with just so much as a clue!!
I think this "ninth-grader" sets a good example to much of the
older "give me every reference you have, so I don't have to look
for it" crowd.
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> --Bjoernstjerne Bjoernson
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